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Aug
11
comment How to chain together points in an array
This is a coding problem and it belongs to Stack Overflow or possibly Mathematics and Game Development (if it's for a game).
Jul
4
comment How does the “Fourth Dimension” work with arrays?
math.stackexchange.com/questions/87601/…
Apr
27
comment How did programmers implement Linked list ideas before the object oriented paradigm?
I just read Land of Lisp and found this question unexpected. (The first functional programming languages I've learned with cons were F# and Haskell) landoflisp.com
Dec
30
comment What do you think of the F# language?
At last I found out, --resident speeds up compiler by making it a background service.
Dec
30
comment What features would you like to have in PHP?
subject->verb(object), makes parameter order easier to remember.
Dec
15
comment Infix vs Prefix Notation - Which do you prefer?
You don't even parens in prefix, if you know the arity in ahead. + - + 3 6 / * 8 3 24 5
Dec
12
comment Long Keywords like `function` and `namespace`
That Coding Horror post also compared VB keywords and C# keywords, and made some comments about programming vs natural languages
Dec
11
comment Long Keywords like `function` and `namespace`
Shall we bring back the C# vs. VB.NET holy war? harding.edu/fmccown/vbnet_csharp_comparison.html Also, I can't find a blog post on Coding Horror that lists all VB and C# keywords...
Nov
13
comment Should I use a parser generator or should I roll my own custom lexer and parser code?
JavaCC is claimed to have the best error messages. Also, notice the JavaScript error and warning messages on V8 and Firefox, I think they did not use any parser generators.
Nov
13
comment Installer or Portable
Without registries, applications will make their own folders to store configuration, which makes it easier to delete and share configs. That's how I shared save between Nexuiz on Windows and Linux
Nov
11
comment Why do people say that VB gives you bad programming habits?
Use the magic word: "code monkey"
Nov
10
comment Worst coding standard you've ever had to follow?
I sometimes use this: for (int i = 0; i < 10; i ++) { } // for i, because i identifies the for
Nov
10
comment Worst coding standard you've ever had to follow?
That's like, Mega Man Battle Network naming convention: AreaGrab, GrndWave, ElecSwrd, PrsnFrstNmMVc30X
Nov
6
comment How do you use blank lines in your code?
That may work in a header or interface file
Oct
23
comment What would you change about C# if you could?
L [int, int] a = +[0, 0]; will be a good one.
Oct
23
comment What would you change about C# if you could?
I would add a "template expression" like this: %(?.Age > 18) %(.Name), %(+ 3), %(15 -)
Sep
23
comment Which language features are considered harmful?
iPhone apps also crash without warning sometimes, in certain weird timings
Sep
23
comment Which language features are considered harmful?
Pretty Hopeless PHP
Sep
21
comment What syntax element do you hate most in a programming language you use frequently?
@zneak Except no elses. (I wish it has EXPR1 if COND else EXPR2 like Python has)
Sep
21
comment What syntax element do you hate most in a programming language you use frequently?
Java has no metaprogramming, and that may be the reason Java looks "clean"